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Professor Hoffmann Mode of Preparing specially adhesive Wax for Conjuring Purposes
Modern Magic 118
Unknown Gerade oder Ungerade No. 3, packet of cards is counted as an odd or even number, depending on what the spectator wishes, two cards stuck together with "weak rubber solution, soap or onion juice"
Der Kartenkünstler 5
Unknown Eine gezogene Karte zu verwandeln No. 38, selection put on top, another card is on top when checked again after putting hand on top of deck, sticky hand
Der Kartenkünstler 45
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Conradi's Kartenwanderung red cards folded into paper and sealed, card from black half chosen, travels into red half
Related to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 32
Unknown Abrakadabra deck thrown in air and selection caught on plate
Related to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 228
Unknown Moisture Palm card clings to hand when pressed on top of tabled deck
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 8) 115
Unknown The Card Caught on the Plate deck thrown in air, card sticks to plate
Related to New Era Card Tricks 72
Unknown The Card and Handkerchief card visibly appears attached to handkerchief
New Era Card Tricks 89
Unknown The Card, Ribbon and Envelope selection in deck, other selection pierced an threaded on ribbon, ribbon-card changes to first selection, second selection travels to envelop
New Era Card Tricks 106
Francis King Der Kartenfang deck put on plate and tossed in the air, selection caught with plate
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 5) 78
Unknown Der behexte Spiegel deck thrown against mirror, selection sticks to mirror
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 12) 188
Carl Willmann Die Einwirkung des Luftzuges auf eine Karte thread attached with wax to borrowed deck
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 5) 69
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Das bezauberte Ballholz No. 21, three selections appear on flat wooden stick that is pushed in shower of cards
Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 65
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Die Karte auf Wanderschaft No. 23, handkerchief held by spectator like a bag, card vanishes from deck and appears in handkerchief
Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 70
L. Graham Lewis Novel Discovery of a Chosen Card table with deck on top tilted, only selection remains on table, thread with wax
The Modern Conjurer 71
Hugo Schrader Neues Hilfsmittel zum Auffinden einer gezogenen und wieder eingesteckten Karte tiny wax ball on finger to mark card
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 9) 140
L. Graham Lewis Novel Discovery of a Chosen Card deck placed on table, table tilted forwards, only selection remains on table, wax on thread
Modern Card Manipulation 44
Henry Hardin The Card and Hat spectator notes top card of deck, it's covered with hat, then top card changed
The Art of Magic 127
Unknown The Stabbed Card using sticky card to control selection
The Art of Magic 127
Al Baker Color Flight
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours) 487
Tom Sellers Named Card and Slates named card vanishes from box and reappears between slates
Card Tricks That Work 13
Unknown The Ambitious Card two phases, including card from under shoe back to top
Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 48
Theodore Annemann The Prophecy of Occurence two card prediction, slates
SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 37
Orville Wayne Meyer The Ribbon That Made Good ribbon attached to wrong card, when pulled out is right card, sticky card
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 43
Professor Hoffmann The Flying Card card from deck to case, sticky card
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 105
Dr. A. L. Smith Mesmerized Cards cards cling to hand, sticky card
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 106
Unknown Diachylon Force sticky card and tray
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 106
Charles T. Jordan Stampedo card identified with post stamp travels from packet into deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 25
Jean Hugard Diachylon history and basic information, more sticky than rough-smooth
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 104
Unknown The Missing Card card travels from pack to another pack to named number, sticky card
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 105
Unknown The Queen Turns Over double backer and sticky card
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 106
Unknown Diachylon Book Test. Forcing A Number
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 107
Glenn G. Gravatt Twin Aces sticky card
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 108
Unknown Turno sticky card
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 108
Unknown Flyaway Cards card vanishes and reappears, sticky card
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 111
Unknown Ace Transposition odd-backed in packets, sticky cards
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 111
Unknown Another Diachylon Force like sticky svengali
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 107
Unknown Melrose card vanishes and reappears with "think stop" procedure, sticky substance on finger
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 108
Unknown Two Viewpoints challenge location with sticky substance on finger, cards stabbed on table
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 109
Unknown Reversed Color Surprise card reverses and changes back color, sticky card
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 110
Unknown Diachylon Super Color Change card found with think stop procedure, back changes, sticky card
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 110
Orville Wayne Meyer Remote Control Improved odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 112
Unknown Card in Pocket selection located in pocket by touch, sticky card
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 113
Unknown The Diachylon Do As I Do
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 113
Glenn G. Gravatt A Real Magical Vanish odd-backed card from deck into spectator's pocket (where other cards are), two-color double backer, sticky card
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 114
Unknown The Acme Spirit Test living dead test with cards, one has sticky edges
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 114
Unknown Number Please any number, sticky card
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 115
Unknown The Sympathetic Pair - No. 1 two named cards end up next to each other, sticky card
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 115
Unknown The Sympathetic Pair - No. 2 two selected cards end up next to each other, sticky cards, duplicates
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 116
Unknown The Sympathetic Pair - No. 3 two selected cards end up next to each other, sticky substance on finger
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 116
Al Baker Think "Stop" wax pellet
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 323
Henry Hardin Satan's Mail card to envelope, sticking to it with wax
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 346
Theodore Annemann Remote Control odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face, red-blue sticky double backer
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • "Remote Control" (The Sphinx, July 1929, Max Holden's column, description without method)
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 121
Glenn G. Gravatt Cards and Slates chosen card appears between two slates, Menetekel Deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 260
Unknown Satan's Mail card to envelope, sticking to it with wax, stripper deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 270
Unknown Card and Plate card is caught with plate out of shower of cards, wax on card, stripper deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 271
Unknown Wax Card
Greater Magic 275
Jack McMillen Method No. 11. The "Plunger" Rising Cards with or without handkerchief, including an easier variation with wax
Greater Magic 400
Tom Sellers The Impromptu Rising Card alternative handling with wax
Scots Magic 7
Howard Warringer Fingeraura challenge location using scotch tape secretly applied to card
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 73) 489
Theodore Annemann, Orville Wayne Meyer Remote Control Improved odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face
Related to The Incorporated Strange Secrets 7
Joseph Ovette Different Princess Card Trick with Jumbo cards, to pocket
Fast Ones 17
Samuel Berland, Bob Hummer Card and Ribbon ribbon with gummed sticker in pocket, selection vanishes from deck and is found attached on ribbon
Also published here Half-A-Dozen Hummers 9
Tom Sellers Think Of A Card
Condensed Conjuring 6
Jack Vosburgh Once in a Life Time odd-backed unknown card is chosen from face
Related to The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 125) 727
The Great Merlini Name Your Poison spectator decides how selection is found: turns over, is spelled to or travels to pocket
Also published here The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 132) 758
Arthur Punnar Prevision Proved named card is odd-backed, sticky odd-backed card
Prepared Cards and Accessories 13
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Under Foot one card under foot, sticky stranger card
Prepared Cards and Accessories 14
Solomon Stein Miracle Monte three cards on three coins, monte presentation, coins travel under one card
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 22) 92
Bill Nord Card from Deck to Envelope
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 55) 227
Nelson Hahne The Blue Intruder
My Best 94
Clayton Rawson The Mental Broadcast wax
Variations My Best 108
Robert A. Nelson Flap Stab cards in deck, spectator pushes flap in deck, next to selection
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 33
Louis Tannen Squeeze 'Em two of diamonds turns into ace of diamonds
The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 189) 758
John Scarne Scarne's Predicto No. 7, Business card with prediction placed randomly in deck, predicts which two cards it is placed in between
Variations Scarne on Card Tricks 18
Al Leech A Hot Card Trick chicago opener
Variations A Last Look at Leech 10
Edward Marlo Unknown - Effect No. 1 stop trick as prediction, several methods, some with roughed cards, impromptu double backer
Inspired by Unknown 1
Toni Koynini One Pound Revelation pound note between cardboards, name of free selection appears on note, then card itself appears between boards
  • Alternative Routine - With Borrowed Cards
Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 27
Jack Avis, Al Koran The Cards of Pegasus initialed Joker in sealed in envelope, five cards chosen and initialed, one card is chosen, transposes with the Joker, chosen card is now in envelope
Also published here "Come a little closer..." 33
Aage Darling Vibrato performer is blindfolded, thought of card is found
I'll Read Your Mind 9
Dai Vernon, Wallace Galvin Card through Handkerchief tabled
Related to Classic Secrets of Magic 18
Milbourne Christopher Mind Under Matter spectator writes name of playing card on a business card, card is divined, business card stolen with case
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 304) 13
Roy Benson Tape Recording spectator locates card
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 327) 117
Bruce Elliott The Card in wallet - Again thread with wax
The Best in Magic 166
Walter Coleman A Suggestion for Card Workers spectator sitting on signed selection, sticking to his trousers
26 Originals 7
Jim Walker The Mechanical Magician card revelation with Slinky
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 348) 218
Charlie Miller Best Magician's Wax in the World
The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 67
Jack McMillen, Charlie Miller Version of Jack McMillen's Prophesied Leaper selection vanishes from one half and reappears in other at predicted position, stranger card
The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 26
Fred G. Taylor Mr Oog's Wowser touched card has different back color
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 390) 388
Walt Maddison Double Lifter extra pip glued on to make double lift easier
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 395/396) 409
Karl Fulves Cased Static deck in case, scotch tape, solution
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 29
Don Nielson Reader's Digest Card Trick scotch tape secretly attached to key card
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 32
James West Static solution
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 56
Arthur Setterington Royal Quartet shuffled deck, kings are put next to aces
Stranger Mysteries 4
Bruce Cervon Open Prediction sticky double facer
Also published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 2) 145
Theodore Annemann The Thought Card - Annotation from "Annemann's $50 Manuscript" (ca. 1932)
spectator writes any card on back of card, magician divines it
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 2) 147
Edward Marlo Stik-Tack Trilogy three ideas with adhesive substance
Expert Card Conjuring 114
Edward Marlo, Burling Hull Variation on Hull's Prediction tabled card turns out to be any named card, sticky substance
Expert Card Conjuring 114
Edward Marlo Improved Named Vanish any named card is missing from deck, sticky substance, four methods
Expert Card Conjuring 116
Edward Marlo Ultra Open Prediction prediction from different deck, sticky substance, double facer
Expert Card Conjuring 118
J. W. Sarles Strange Sympathy hearts from one pack tacked to easel, hearts from other pack removed, chosen card turns over on easel, then one of the tacked cards changes to spades, see p. 206 for idea by Larry Jennings
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 188
Frank Lane Lane's Blue Card in Red Pack sticky card
Expert Card Mysteries 87
Al Koran, Alton Sharpe Borrowed You Find It two methods: sticky card and belly-stripped card
Expert Card Mysteries 93
Roger Floyd Numbero spectator names number, card at that position is predicted
Expert Card Mysteries 104
Edward Marlo Second Repeat Version Stik-Tak
  • Method 7
Hierophant (Issue 1) 7
Edward Marlo Method Eight double facer, Stik-Tak
Hierophant (Issue 1) 10
Jon Racherbaumer First Variation of Method 12
Hierophant (Issue 1) 15
Edward Marlo Marlo's Repeat Open Prediction three phases with Stik-Tack
  • Method 1
  • Method 2 (inspired by Parrish reference)
  • Method 3
Inspired by Hierophant (Issue 1) 3
Roy Walton The Leaper Again card at thought-of position transposes with unknown card or appears at same position in other packet
Inspired by The Devil's Playthings 26
Karl Fulves As A Vanish placing sticky card next to selection with faro, also rough-smooth method
Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue First Supplement) 53
Edward Marlo The Variant Fingertip Peek applying substance to peeked-at card with right second finger
- The Baisc Method
- Daub Variant
- Saliva Variant
- Adhesive Variant
Variations Advanced Fingertip Control 74
Edward Marlo Pre-Determined Four - Fourth Effect A Fingertip Peeked card vanishes, waxed corner short
Advanced Fingertip Control 107
Edward Marlo Repeat Signed Card to Case black Aces in case, selection travels in between them, three methods
Inspired by Hierophant (Issue 3) 106
Allan Ackerman The Real Work on Adhesive where to put the tape
Magic Mafia Effects 23
Allan Ackerman On Kane's Blank Thought Deck blank deck, spectator thinks of any card, performer removes a blank card, all cards get faces and isolated card is thought-of one
Inspired by Magic Mafia Effects 1
Val Andrews For Magicians Only... No. 33, magician's gag for six card repeat, cards glued together in sleeve
The Idiot at the Card Table 12
Karl Fulves It Stretches card is shown to be extra long, spectator can push it through deck, using wax gimmick
Related toVariations The Book of Numbers 30
John Cornelius Stabba-Dabba-Doo face up card is stabbed in deck, next to selection, duplicate
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 15) 72
David Solomon Doubly Open gaffed
Variations Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 10) 80
Fred Kaps "Red" in Blue Deck
Also published here Fred Kaps Lecture 7
Peter Alexis Foto Finish
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 7) 522
Don Nielsen Nielsen's Idea Sarles move as loading move under card
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 1) 572
Edward Marlo Not Quite Ambiguous Universal with two selections
The Universal Card 28
Unknown Card and Plate card is caught with plate out of shower of cards, wax on card
The Living End 90
Henry Hardin Satan's Mail card to envelope, sticking to it with wax
The Living End 92
James G. Thompson Jr. Pierced under newspaper
The Living End 94
David Morse Choose Your Label red / blue double backer
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 42) 209
Jimmy Grippo Clear Thru! handkerchief put on deck and corner folded in, selection penetrates the silk
Also published here The Living End 91
Clayton Rawson Name Your Poison spectator decides how selection is found: turns over, is spelled to or travels to pocket
Also published here The Living End 134
Karl Fulves Reunion gaffed
Related to Packet Switches (Part Two) 96
Frank Garcia Super-Special Prediction prediction in other deck, sticky card
Super Subtle Card Miracles 116
Karl Fulves Sticky Sleeve Steal double-sided tape on sleeve, arm comes to rest over deck
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 2) 690
Frederick Wingfield Amazement-Al thirteen cards of one suit, chosen one is only not from this suit
Variations The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 66) 329
Fredric Kolb Personal Experience twelve numbered blank cards, one is selected and signed, spectator divines number on it
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 98) 487
Joseph Dunninger, Walter B. Gibson The Spaced-Out Card peeked card vanishes form deck
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 107) 531
Roger Smith The Prediction card predicted on piece of cardboard, free selection matches prediction, several handlings of basic method (switch) described in several modules
Revolutionary Card Compositions 2 1
Bruce Cervon Celebrity Prediction prediction of single card, selection signed on back
Variations The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 92) 457
Norman van Tubergen Prediction Plus! handling variation
Inspired by The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 93) 462
Bob Hamilton Think-A-Rise Blu-Tack and handkerchief
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 4) 197
Dai Vernon Card Vanish Card that was peeked at vanishes from deck , uses saliva
Magic With Faucett Ross 220
Karl Fulves Using Sleeves two cards placed in sleeve, then card signed in deck, two cards removed from sleeve and one is signed selection, tape on sleeve for steal
Inspired by Methods with Cards — Part 3 199
Jerry Mentzer Inflation Cent penny grows to dollar-sized penny, edge grip
Inspired by Super Cents 11
Roger Smith The Card That Went Poof and Was Gone card peeked in IF condition, later selection has vanished
The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 2
Roger Smith The Card That Didn't Go Poof - But Oddly So freely chosen card in IF condition turns out to be only odd-backed card, then odd-backed card changes to another selection, featuring unsticking a sticky card with a faro shuffle
The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 8
Edward Marlo, Eddie Fields A Marlo Variation Same effect as Way Ahead Card to Card Case, but without miscalling
Inspired by The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 10
Karrell Fox The "Plastrick" Bag deck in clear plastic bag, selection penetrates
Clever.... Like a Fox 70
Karrell Fox "Take It and Stick It" card rises from fan and up in the air where it is caught, sticks to thumb
Clever.... Like a Fox 141
David Berglas Jokers Wild three selections, three jokers turn into selections one by one, sample card turns out to be third selection
The David Berglas File No. 1 41
Looy Simonoff Crayon Vanish using card signed with crayon as sticky card
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 4) 41
Karl Fulves Suspense card balanced between upright card case and deck, then it remains suspended (chair levitation like) when case is removed
Also published here The Chronicles (Issue 7) 1134
John F. Mendoza The Ultimate Torn and Restored Card signed on front and back, torn into eighth and restored, last corner restored as well
  • Restoration of the Torn Corner
The Book of John 86
Unknown Teufelspost selection travels into sealed envelope
Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 63
Fred Kaps Rote Karte in Blauem Spiel
Also published here Fred Kaps Lecture 9
Edward Marlo The Re-Opened Prediction
  • 2nd Method
  • 3rd Method
  • 4th Method: The Spectator's Open Prediction (based on Curry's in reference)
  • The Final Method
Inspired by Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 153
Edward Marlo Hole Card Type Switch using wax
Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 156
Karl Fulves Meltdown poker size card placed in bridge size deck vanishes
Shape Changers 4
Karl Fulves One From Two two cards from poker deck put in bridge size deck, named one vanishes and travels back
Shape Changers 5
Karl Fulves Club Duo two poker cards vanish from bridge size deck reappear reversed in poker size deck
Shape Changers 7
Karl Fulves Expansion of Matter bridge card sandwiched between poker size cards expands
  • Brutus Method
  • Sit-Down Approach
  • Sneak Attack
Shape Changers 13
Karl Fulves Continuous Count count with two cards taped together at one side
The Topological False Count 13
Sixten Beme The Complete Card Linking
  • The Effect (frames shown apart, linked, then handed out without switch)
  • Requirements
  • Preparation
  • Splitting a card
  • Construction of the gimmicked card
  • Presentation
The Complete Card Linking 4
Ken De Courcy Last Card Prediction final card predicted in pocket or wallet, with index or sticky dummy prediction
Inspired by Card Caprice 8
Philip T. Goldstein Cue Stick card is selected and divined, notepad with wax
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 224) 1117
Jan Heins The Lady Vanishes card vanishes from the deck the spectator is holding
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 6) 863
Juan Tamariz, Roden It's A Pity: The Juan Tamariz Routine and Presentation for Finding the Lady extra card
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 6) 856
Samuel Berland, Bob Hummer Card and Ribbon ribbon with gummed sticker in pocket, selection vanishes from deck and is found attached on ribbon
Also published here Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 11
Daryl Martinez Flexible Blue/Red Cards Across with two handkerchiefs
Lecture Notes to Convention Session #1 13
Ray Grismer Gift of the Illuminati pencil and cards adhere to hand
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 262) 1307
Mel Brown The "Magic" Card card tossed next to selection, sticky duplicate
Variations Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 7) 510
Dr. James Nuzzo Simplex card to back pocket, sticky tape
Marlo's Unforgetable Wild Card 21
Edward Marlo Marlo's Holdout sticky tape on body or table
Marlo's Unforgetable Wild Card 22
Dr. James Nuzzo Dr. James Nuzzo's Bonus Idea sticky tape on body for cards
Marlo's Unforgetable Wild Card 18
Edward Marlo Marlo's Combinations cards from under arm and pocket, sticky tape as holdout
Marlo's Unforgetable Wild Card 20
John Fells, Ramon Varela Three Into One Won't Go three Ace of Clubs shown, faces and backs change (using a three-on-one gag card), adapted from Ramon Varela (Misdirection magazine, 1964)
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 1) 976
David Britland Red Alert freely chosen card is only odd-backed card
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 17) 321
Christian Scherer Mehr als eine verblüffende Wanderung two card transposition, one under jumbo card other in the deck, eventually one signed selection is found in wallet
Card News '82 115
T. Nelson Downs Reverse No. 6 waxed pair, from Downs-McGuire letters
A History of the Brainwave Principle 19
Al Baker Color Flight brief
A History of the Brainwave Principle 54
John Kennedy Animated Card Location three selections, one rises from pocket, second shoots from deck, last rises from deck and floats into hand
Lecture III 12
Sam Schwartz The Third GREAT SIN letter cards sent to host in advance, they predict a chosen word from the Astrology book
(A) on card sticky
(B) double facers
(C) double facers
Related toVariations Astrology - The Hidden Force 36
Eric F. Impey Mysto, The Masterpiece thought-of card vanishes, thirteen half-waxed pairs in deck, also as named vanish
VariationsAlso published here
  • Original Card Mysteries, Eric Impey
A History of the Brainwave Principle 42
Theodore Annemann Remote Control reprint of original instructions, red/blue double backer, see only p. 45 for effect description by Max Holden from July 1929 Sphinx
A History of the Brainwave Principle 50
Walter Scott Walter's own original Formula and Method for "Slick Ace" from a letter by Eddie McGuire to Dai Vernon
A History of the Brainwave Principle 47
Orville Wayne Meyer Remote Control Improved reprint of original instructions, odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face
Also published here A History of the Brainwave Principle 52
Nelson Hahne The Blue Intruder named card is only odd-backed card, stack and sticky card, brief, 1935
Also published here
  • Smart Magic (Ralph Hull, Nelson Hahne)
A History of the Brainwave Principle 62
Dick Koornwinder the poor man's Card Stab with scissors into deck that's wrapped in paper napkin
Diverting Kreations 14
Dick Koornwinder the smart Joker Joker reversed in deck changes into previous selection
Variations Diverting Kreations 9
Steve Beam More? card case sticks to wall
The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 10) 168
Greg Eanes Silicard silicon on card
The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 11) 178
Greg Eanes Siliwave spectator turns one card over behind back and places it in the center of the deck, it's the only red backed card
The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 11) 179
Greg Eanes Silicase signed card to card case
The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 11) 179
Unknown The Wax Control selection behind the back
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 23
Unknown Wax Pellet Control selection behind the back
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 23
Greg Eanes Forced Vanish force and card vanish with the Silicard
The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 11) 178
Frederick Braue FB Palmaid gimmick on leg height with sticky substance to leave card there during spectator's shuffling (1936)
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 11
Bruce Cervon Open Prediction sticky double facer
Also published here Tricks of Conjuring 10
Edward Marlo Female spectator's name on back of named card
Thirty Five Years Later 44
Ken Simmons Hands Off Reverse...er, Vanish card lost by spectator in deck behind his back, it vanishes, two handlings
Inspired byVariations Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 1
Bruce Cervon Open Prediction double facer
Also published here The Cervon File 220
William Goodwin Coin Cut O'Glue coin vanishes from top of deck, reappears next to selection
Lecture 1988 7
Karrell Fox "Karrell's Klipper" deck with signed selection in paper bag, yarn with paper clip at end used to fish out selection
My Latest Book 108
Edward Marlo A Coin and Cards borrowed coin vanishes and travels next to selection, waxed card, three methods
VariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Apr. 1965
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 149
Karl Fulves Stack In The Box ace between jokers in case, ace suddenly outside and four kings in case
Kaleidoscope 24
John Riggs Linking Cards
Also published here The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 31) 545
Ken Simmons In Lieu of Wax wax substitute(s)
Finally! 35
Wesley James Wax Tip using cheese skin as wax
Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 45
Edward Marlo, Ken Simmons Marlo Improves Simmons card that spectator loses himself behind his back is divined and vanishes
Inspired byRelated to Finally! 46
Wesley James Jack Off deck has hole in middle, two selections a threaded on ribbon, one of them penetrates the ribbon
Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 45
Edward Marlo Puzzling Red Ace Assembly double-sided tape
The Olram File (Issue 2) 8
Edward Marlo In Psychological Order spectator inserts cards into small packet at random positions, packet is shown to be from ace to king
Seventh Method (ungaffed)
First Alternative (scratchmarked)
Second Alternative (stripper cards)
Fourth Alternative
Fifth Alternative - A dealer's Delight (waxed cards)
The Olram File (Issue 6) 14
Edward Marlo, Alex Elmsley Weight While I Find It five methods, ungaffed, locator card, sticky card
Inspired by The Olram File (Issue 7) 9
Steve Pressley Stuck on You A prediction envelope inserted into a ribbon-spread pack turns out to be the only card missing from the deck and the deck turns out to be in order. The spectator inserted it in the place where the missing card should be. Ultimately, the missing card is found inside the envelope, wax method
Also published here The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 41) 729
Chris Kenner Travlrs 1
Variations Totally Out Of Control 40
Michael Weber, Chris Kenner Five Speed Ambitious Classic variation, double stick tape
Totally Out Of Control 166
Douglas Cameron Wax Steal from Shoe
Profile (Issue 10) 7
Jim Krenz Savage Card all cards from deck change into selection, Himber wallet
The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 50) 901
Edward Marlo Female spectator's name on back of named card, with note by Ken Simmons
Related to Simplicity at Your Fingertips 20
Scotty York Froggy Goes A'Courtin card reveals itself underneath handkerchief, glorpy, with card frog that changes into caricature card of performer
Related to For Your Eyes Only 18
Chad Long Cards Under Drink card under drink, then second selection under first selection under drink
The Lost Cheesy Notebooks — Volume One 5
Karl Fulves Strip Search paper strip folded and cut into deck and used to locate selection when pulled
Related to Crooked Tales 15
Tony Bartolotta Tony's Wallet temporary placement of card on sticky tape on shirt before later wallet load
Crooked Tales 113
Gary Kurtz The Ultimate Progression heavily gaffed
U.P. - The Ultimate Progression 1
Basil Horwitz Challenge Psychometry Number 2 cards in pocket, performer removes cards one by one and stops at selection
Related to The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz — Volume 3 87
Meir Yedid Flight Fantastic two cards from red-faced packet travels to black-faced packet
Inspired by Magical Wishes 41
Jerry Mentzer Torn and Restored - A Versatile Idea handling the torn pieces
Inspired by Close-Up File 49
Michael Close Red/Blue Mama Fooler sticky tape
Also published here A Workers Series Sampler 20
John Carney Method One four pieces placed on deck, card visibly restores
Torn & Restored 2
Sveroni Magic Ara balloon bird finds selection, deck in case
Typisch Sveroni 13
John Riggs The Linking Cards
Also published here The Magic of John Riggs 47
Karrell Fox Stabracardabra knife stuck into napkin-wrapped deck, napkin torn away and selection sticks to knife
Much Ado About Something 32
Karrell Fox The Actual Selected Card In Balloon no prop
Much Ado About Something 128
Karl Fulves Tour de Force
The Fine Print (Issue 2) 19
R. Paul Wilson Open and Honest
Chaos Theories 13
Simon Aronson Happy Birthday odd-backed card matches spectator's birthday card in date book
Inspired by Simply Simon 96
Steve Pressley Stuck on You A prediction envelope inserted into a ribbon-spread pack turns out to be the only card missing from the deck and the deck turns out to be in order. The spectator inserted it in the place where the missing card should be. Ultimately, the missing card is found inside the envelope, wax method
Also published here Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 95
Aaron Fisher Within You, Without You card to envelope, with card prediction in envelope and drawing on the card, card stolen to under envelope with sticky envelope and deck on table
The Sleight Album 13
Edward Marlo Notes on DCD second deal eliminated, packet removed from deck
  • First Method (sticky face)
  • Second Method (sticky back)
  • Third Method (impromptu)
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Apr. 1973
M.I.N.T. — Volume II 110
Tommy Wonder The Tamed Card using double facers, sticky card, no table required
Variations The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 183
Michael Close, Edward Marlo Red Blue Mama Fooler sticky tape
Related toAlso published here Workers Number 5 88
Michael Close Memorized Mama Fooler method with memorized deck and sticky card
Workers Number 5 91
Karl Fulves Silent Partner with stooge, but not the dealing spectator
13 Prophets 21
Karl Fulves Seers Roebuck small packet version
13 Prophets 44
Karl Fulves Named Stranger Triumph named card has different back, using Side Effects Deck
Related to Blocking Off 38
Karl Fulves The Block Trap card named, it appears between two red aces on deck and has odd back
Blocking Off 100
Frederick Braue Holding Cards Back in Case with wax
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 11
Pablo Domenèch La Carta Tratada on sticky cards
La Magia de Pablo Domènech 105
Pablo Domenèch La 'Otra' Viajera Azul one card
La Magia de Pablo Domènech 106
Pablo Domenèch Ida y Vuelta
La Magia de Pablo Domènech 113
Pablo Domenèch Sobre Cartas Viajeras fan of some cards, transposition of two cards
La Magia de Pablo Domènech 115
Pablo Domenèch Wild Card nine card monte, with seven cards
La Magia de Pablo Domènech 117
Sam Schwartz Fate Accompli "Two Diary Tricks"
card listed in diary is only odd-backed
Underworld (Issue 3) 41
Pablo Domenèch Coincidencia based on Page's Continuous Do As I Do, with two decks
Inspired by La Magia de Pablo Domènech 110
Pablo Domenèch Wild Card Plus nine card monte, with seven cards
La Magia de Pablo Domènech 124
Jörg Alexander Weber Brandzeichen II card chosen and returned to deck, first letter of spectator's name written on paper and burned, letter burned into selection and letter appears on arm when ashes rubbed on arm
Inspired by 7 Close-Up 13
Peter Duffie Jagged Edge half of a card vanishes and reappears stapled to another signed card
Inspired by Method in Effect 5
Peter Duffie Blade Runner knife stabbed in deck, one card impaled, it's the wrong card and changes into correct one
Method in Effect 20
Karl Fulves Dr. Acula unknown sandwiched card, selection on deck, sandwich placed on top and deck cut, sandwiched card now is selection
The Vampire Chronicles 18
Karl Fulves Dr. J unknown face-down card is placed in face-up deck where spectator cuts, the card he cuts to is then the face-down card, SBS deck
Related to The Vampire Chronicles 20
Christoph Borer Die Traumfrau card with different colored back in wallet, turns out to be later signed selection
Inspired byAlso published here Seminar 1997 24
Gary Plants Twisted Revelation twisting the Aces, then one Ace changes to selection
Trephine 107
Karl Fulves, John Scarne Undercover Work cards chosen under the table while performer holds deck, cards then named, three methods:
  • Karl Fulves
  • John Scarne & Karl Fulves
  • Karl Fulves (two spectators take a card under the table, a match is predicted, both come up and have half a torn card)
Inspired byVariations The Fine Print (Issue 6) 133
David Solomon Odd Backed Aces To The Fourth Power every Ace has a different back, red/blue double backer
Inspired by Solomon's Mind 128
David Solomon Breaking Up Ad-Jacent spectator stabs odd-backed card next to two selections one by one
Inspired by Solomon's Mind 203
Bill Morgan Up, Up, and Away card rises out of deck and floats until caught, wax
The Rising Card Book 6
Tom Gagnon Makeshift Double building double-facer, double-backer, long cards, and key cards, with sticky label of card box
The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 70) 1468
Ken Beale Fusion Aces two cards change into Aces between two spot cards, then the spot cards change into Aces themselves
Inspired byRelated toVariations Underworld (Issue 7) 85
Karl Fulves Cold Fusion two cards change into Aces between two spot cards, then the spot cards change into Aces themselves
Inspired by The Fine Print (Issue 7) 187
Jack Avis, Al Koran Cards of Pegasus initialed Joker in sealed in envelope, five cards chosen and initialed, one card is chosen, transposes with the Joker, chosen card is now in envelope
Related toAlso published here Vis à Vis 112
Jack Avis, Al Koran The Cards of Pegasus initialed Joker in sealed in envelope, five cards chosen and initialed, one card is chosen, transposes with the Joker, chosen card is now in envelope
Related toAlso published here Come A Little Closer 1
David Regal A Strong Feeling Card that spectator deals and stops at matches prediction
Close-Up & Personal 208
Doug Conn Tricked Traveler every suit named before travel
Inspired by Tricks of my Trade 134
Doug Conn Evening Up The Odds small cards on coins, the cards assemble
Inspired byRelated to Tricks of my Trade 175
Ellis Stanyon The Bottom Card as "Key" No. 2, key card placement with reverse cull to upper section, or sticky key card to have the deck shuffled
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 2
Ellis Stanyon Three Effects with Wax No. 17
(a) two card location, stuck together offset to make wide card
(b) another location in which card (or cards) is waxed, found by riffling
(c) located by dealing through deck
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 9
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note details on handling, alternative gaffs with corners stuck on
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 133
Ellis Stanyon Three Chosen Cards Appear on a Mirror No. 4
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 157
Karl Fulves Night Flight cardboard piece rides along as spread is flipped over on table, in center selection rises out sideways, for credit information see p. 139B
Related to Lost Vampire Secrets 194
Baltazar Fuentes Two Intuitions card spectator cuts to is predicted with three mates, another previously tabled card turns out to be later signed selection
Inspired by I'm Dancing 23
Karl Fulves Suspense No. 38, card balanced between upright card case and deck, then it remains suspended (chair levitation like) when case is removed
Also published here My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 83
Fred Lessor Card Not In Wallet card chosen freely from face-up deck, joker in wallet has same back as chosen card, rest is rainbow deck
Inspired by Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 191
David Regal Getting Sticky tape & applications
Constant Fooling 2 139
David Regal Sticky Card double-stick tape
Penumbra (Issue 3) 7
Bob King Challenge Cards to Pocket
The Breather 3 6
Rajneesh Madhok Underside of the Moon card reversed behind back is predicted
Inspired by
  • Dark Side of the Moon" (Ed Marlo, Linking Ring 71/2)
Related to
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 41
Wayne Dobson The Winning Hand cards dealt onto spectator's hand until he stops, miniature card of stopped-at card appears stuck onto back of spectator's hand, 1-0-1 forcing section
Dobson's Choice 14
Wayne Dobson Stunning! spectator's selection changes back color at the end (suggested by Jerry Sadowitz)
Inspired by
  • U. F. Grant's marketed version
Dobson's Choice 15
Michel Huot I Really Knew It four Aces, one chosen, "I knew it" written on other three and "I really knew it" on chosen one
Seven By Michel Huot 5
Unknown Wallet as Holdout card stuck underneath
World Tour Lecture Notes - Set 1 14
Nicholas Einhorn, Paul Daniels Hidden Influence spectator stops dealing at predicted card
Inspired by
  • "Compulsion" (Paul Daniels, Adult Magic)
World Tour Lecture Notes - Set 1 14
Karl Fulves Seven Sees spectator removes seven cards and signs one, they're inserted in rubber banded deck, selection pops out and has odd back
Under Tension 25
Basil Horwitz Body Language Challenge Poker Test spectator can select cards from half the deck to build best possible poker hand, performer selects without looking and has a royal flush
The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 5 39
Scott Robinson Boxed Set Aces change into Kings, color change in card case
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 219
Wayne Dobson Janus open prediction shown, face-down card chosen and dropped on top, they match, rest of deck shown to be all alike but a different card, SBS card
Dobson's Choice 3 15
Wayne Dobson Man Eaters "Bonus Effect", card from sandwich to reversed in deck
Dobson's Choice 3 18
Christoph Borer Die Traumfrau card with different colored back in wallet, turns out to be later signed selection
Inspired byAlso published here Compilation 52
Jack Avis Tips
Rara Avis 110
Jack Avis Perverse Card to Wallet Routine deck put in case, then deck travels to wallet except selection
Rara Avis 109
Jack Avis The Old Q Card Trick back-count force, card vanishes and appears in wallet, duplicate
Rara Avis 111
Asi Wind Out of the Blue (or red) cased deck on table, card named, it's only odd-backed card in the deck
Also published here Chapter One 14